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I Have Congenital Hypothyroidism

A Congenital Hypothyroidism anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Congenital Hypothyroidism. You're not alone. 51 People

    I Am Nearly 33 And I Have Congenital Hypothyroidism

    i don't remember much about my childhood apart from the 6month checkups and blood tests to see if i had grown. the endless bone age xrays to see how my bones were growing. i have many spells of actually not taking my medication, for periods of days to weeks without it. i know i...
    saz32 saz32 31-35, F May 15, 2012

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    26 Yes Old Mommy Of 2

    My name is Crystal I was born with congenital hypothyroidism. I am a normal person, I do forget my meds alot which is bad, I have no medical insurance, I am completely normal, graduated from high school and now college also I have two daughters one 4 Brooklyn) and the other 1 1/2...
    mommyof2girls0305 mommyof2girls0305 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2013

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    Dont Let This Happen To Your Kids.

    I was born with Congenital Hypothyroidism. When I was a kid, I rememeber taking my meds every day but I never knew why I had to take them. My parents never told me. All they said was that I was "sick". So day after day I continued my meds, and every 3 months I went to the doctors...
    MissChuck MissChuck 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2012

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    My Child Has Ch Has Been Treated But Still Has Symptoms

    My daughter was diagnosed at 5 days with ch and has had her thyriod levels in control but still has symptoms of sleepiness and tsometimes dry skin. Has anyone experienced this or is this normal? She's a month old now and I,m afraid somehow the levels are normal but somehow she...
    Sebastian2012 Sebastian2012 36-40 1 Response Apr 8, 2012

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    Our Little Man

    Our little man is sooo perfect but it was a hard pregnancy! He tried to come at 32 weeks (I enjoyed the mag, steroid shots,hospital bedrest, and the NICU on standby) but he held off like a fighter! At 39 weeks and Christmas Eve he decided he was ready to make an appearance...
    musiqueducoeur musiqueducoeur 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    My Daughter Also Has Congenital Hypothyroidism

    Nine years ago, I gave birth to a beautiful little girl. She was my first child after 6 years of marriage. Regardless to say, she had a perfect APGAR score - was healthy and of course such a good baby. At around 5 weeks she was diagnosed with CH - we picked this up only because...
    mychstar mychstar 36-40 5 Responses Aug 1, 2009

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    Congenital Hypothyroidism

    My 11 week old daughter has a large soft spot. when looking this up online I discovered ch. I've read a few stories about it but everybody else has posts about their children being diagnosed within birth to 3 weeks. She seems to have a lot of the signs associated with ch...
    jellybeanseam jellybeanseam 26-30, F Mar 30, 2012

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    Levoxyl Vs. Armour

    What has your experience been?
    AutumnBreez AutumnBreez 41-45 Dec 22, 2008

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    I was born right around the time screening

    became procedure for newborns. When I was five days old, my underdeveloped thyroid was destroyed with radio-iodine treatment. It was never explained to me why I took pills every day growing up. The word hypothyroidism was thrown around when I asked about it and that was all I...
    riciamitchell85 riciamitchell85 26-30 Feb 17

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    My Daughter Was Born With Ch

    My little baby was born in Russia in 2006. She was diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism on 11 th day. I thought My life ended, since I knew nothing about it. I was blaming myself constantly, trying to find the reason. Now she is 5 and I would like to say she is absolutely...
    Masha12071979 Masha12071979 31-35, F Aug 7, 2011

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    My 2 Weeks Daughter Has No Throid Gland .... Congenital Hypothyroidism :(

    Hi to all the survivors , fighters , defeaters and sufferers of hypothyroidism ,this is my first time on any kind of internet forum ... my pain & my helplessness has dragged me here...here's my story :My daughter just recently born 2 weeks old... has been diagosed with...
    shockednewmum shockednewmum 22-25 7 Responses Apr 28, 2011

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    Yup. I have it. I've gone several times

    skipping my pills due to choice and at times I couldn't afford it. I'm 23 years young. It's rough, but possible. I always feel great when I get my medication. So happy, awake, and clear-headed. I love coffee when I feel "foggy", and so help me...I hate to feel stupid. I am smart...
    alschul6 alschul6 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I Have Congenital Hypothyroidism

    Oddly enough, so do my three sisters. I am told this is very rare, and I have had medical staff not believe me in the past. One of my sisters has had her thyroid glands removed in the hopes that this would "fix" her problem and the complications she was experiencing- it did not...
    AnyoneLived78 AnyoneLived78 31-35 Apr 21, 2011

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    My Daughter Has Congenital Hypothyroidism

    My 17 month old daughter was diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism when she was ten days old. Her newborn heel-***** screening came back abnormal and we had to get a CT scan done on her before she was 2 weeks old and start her on Synthroid. I've been squirting...
    katie111 katie111 26-30 27 Responses Mar 15, 2009

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    I am 29 years old and I was diagnosed with

    Congenital Hypothyroidism at birth. I have gone through childhood with no symptoms, but in my early twenties I developed psoriasis on my elbows, knees, ears and scalp! I have also found that I suffer from chest infections and find it difficult to shake off illnesses, often...
    v1xenb v1xenb 26-30, F May 2

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    Ch And My Baby

    My mother was diagnosed with "the worst case of hashimotos" her doctor had ever seen about a year before I got pregnant. We had never really heard of this disease before, but as we dug into it we discovered that I exhibited a lot of the symptoms associated with hashimotos. So I...
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    Congenital Hypothyroidism

    I have a son born 1959 who has congenital hypothyroidism. Unfortunately, not like now, there was not test and not hardly anyone including my doctor had ever heard of it - beggars belief. After noticing he was not looking normal at about 2 months old we took my son everywhere to...
    junekath36 junekath36 70+, F Sep 13, 2013

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    Mothers Who Has A Child With CH!!

    This is for the parents who have children with Congenital Hypothyroidism. Its ok. Yes it's scary to find out that your new baby has it but don't worry. If you give them a proper diet, take them to get their lab work done, give them their medicine properly, DONT FORGET TO GIVE IT...
    MissChuck MissChuck 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I also disagree with TomR17;s idea of keeping away from iodine for hypothyroidism. I concur with Dr. Richard ShameR17;s suggestion on using iodine for hypothyroidism: If you live...
    Michael592w2ui6 Michael592w2ui6 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The third chapter delivers those with roots of hypothyroidism. It is made of dietary roots and which forms of foods affect the challenge both in deficiency and surplus...
    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    For those who listened to concerning the Hypothyroidism Revolution software by Tom Brimeyer so you wonder if this purely natural Hypothyroidism therapy is de facto the ideal Remedy...
    Michael592w2ui6 Michael592w2ui6 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I like what I see. I also purchased Iodine2 and also have chose to do iodine2 supplement as an alternative to syntroid.If I do your food plan and your nutritional supplements, is...
    Michael592w2ui6 Michael592w2ui6 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Those with Hodgkin’s sickness, other lymphomas, and head or neck cancers are taken care of with radiation, that may also damage the thyroid.It is important to interpret...
    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    He commenced to operate with health care industry experts and Expert medical professionals who had been coping with thyroid issues. He begun excavating a lot more to Identify The...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    A single consumer statements that he had been struggling with his thyroid problem for ten years each day. He experimented with the merchandise after a pal proposed it and was...
    Alexander815d4bq9 Alexander815d4bq9 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Just after executing exams your physician might show you you are in the "ordinary assortment", Even when you even now have hypothyroid symptoms and know a little something may be...
    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    deficiency of thyroid gland action, with underproduction of thyroxine, or the problem ensuing from it. Widespread in adult canines, particularly selected breeds, because of an...
    Joseph048l7jx2 Joseph048l7jx2 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Should you heard about the Hypothyroidism Revolution plan by Tom Brimeyer and you simply question if this purely natural Hypothyroidism procedure is absolutely the right...
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      When you have by now been diagnosed and handled for hypothyroidism and continue on to get any or all these symptoms, you'll want to focus on it with your doctor. The very best...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    What exactly are the Signs of Hypothyroidism? The signs of hypothyroidism fluctuate depending on the degree of somebody's hormone deficiency. Symptoms typically develop extremely...
    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Indications & Symptoms of Hypothyroidism in Canines Hypothyroidism is really a ailment through which the thyroid gland isn't going to make an satisfactory volume of thyroid hormone...
    Joseph048l7jx2 Joseph048l7jx2 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Up to 50 percent or maybe more of clients who get radioactive iodine treatment plans for an overactive thyroid create permanent hypothyroidism inside a yr of therapy. This can be...
    William162d6ol9 William162d6ol9 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The excellent news is usually that not all slowing-down of the body is irreversible. Envision locating out that just a little tune-up is all of your engine should get roaring again...
    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This Revolutionary Software is just intended for those who are seriously interested in ready to make the effort to remove the underlying bring about of their hypothyroidism and lay...
    William162d6ol9 William162d6ol9 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Additionally, the use of T3 could bring about disturbances in coronary heart rhythms. Some individuals treated only with thyroxine proceed to own mood and memory complications or...
    Joseph048l7jx2 Joseph048l7jx2 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I like what I see. I also requested Iodine2 and also have decided to do iodine2 complement in place of syntroid.If I do your diet plan and also your health supplements, is syntroid...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You can utilize the Formal Web page link inside the assessment above and call Tom straight to check with him about this as he is much more specialized in hypothyroidism than me.It...
    William162d6ol9 William162d6ol9 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    An underactive thyroid gland has an effect on all organs and capabilities in the system, bringing about equally Actual physical and emotional symptoms. A few of the most typical...
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      In case you have presently been diagnosed and taken care of for hypothyroidism and keep on to obtain any or all of these symptoms, you should focus on it together with your...
    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Signal-up for our newsletter stuffed with new rising Gals’s well being info and special promotions.People with hypothyroidism could become anemic due to hypothermia. Most...
    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When metabolism slows down in hypothyroidism (or for any other trigger), wound healing also slows down. You turn into aware about these minimal wounds, given that they sit there...
    Joseph048l7jx2 Joseph048l7jx2 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Thyroid operate shouldn't be routinely checked through serious diseases Except if There's a solid suspicion of the thyroid ailment.With L-tyrosine, Asthwaganda root, Particular...
    Alexander815d4bq9 Alexander815d4bq9 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The expression hypothyroid ensures that your thyroid gland is underactive. It can result in a affliction known as hypothyroidism in which the thyroid gland would not make...
    Alexander815d4bq9 Alexander815d4bq9 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism Feb of this year. I started with Levothyroxine but my body was sensitive to it so in april my dr switched me to .5 of synthroid . at first I was...
    lauryn14 lauryn14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I have Hashimoto's and hypothyroidism. Nothing new, was diagnosed over a year ago. However, my symptoms have become out of control. I need my medication adjusted. While I'm waiting...
    justb33 justb33 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I'm tired of struggling with this condition and everything it entails. I was dismissed from my doctor's office because I "dared" to have a thyroid ultrasound somewhere else and...
    Verdex Verdex 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Has anyone had any luck in finding something to help loose the extra weight. I have bought every work out there is and tried changing my diet.... I used to be so tiny, I am 5'0 and...
    SoberJessica SoberJessica 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I have been on Sythroid for almost 2 years now. I have heard that its not the best to take, my dosage is 125 mg Has anyone had bad experiences and been switched and noticed a much...
    SoberJessica SoberJessica 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    In terms of shedding a handful of pounds I am positive you understand a large number of diverse folks have tried using diverse kinds of weight-loss prescription drugs. Of course...
    Joseph048l7jx2 Joseph048l7jx2 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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